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Canada comes back for 4-2 win over Russia

Canada comes back for 4-2 win over Russia

Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele scored the goal that started the comeback while Ryan O'Reilly scored the eventual game victor. O'Reilly then made a attractive pass from his own end to find Couturier all alone who put the game away with an empty net goal.


Ukraine takes its fight with Russian Federation to social media

Ukraine takes its fight with Russian Federation to social media

Russian social media sites have played a big role in both mobilizing separatist, pro-Russia sentiment in the Ukraine's eastern regions and in disseminating anti-Ukrainian hate speech, said Eugen Fedchenko, the director of the journalism school at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Kiev.



In China Beijing denies 'unprofessional' intercept of US plane

Air Force spokeswoman Lieutenant Colonel Lori Hodge. "Distances always have a bearing on how we characterize interactions", Hodge said, adding a USA military investigation into the intercept was under way. In that incident, the two planes flew within 1,000 feet (300 meters) of each other in the area of the contested Scarborough Shoal, just 230 km (140 miles) from the Philippine coast, media reports said.



Comey to testify in public Senate intelligence hearing

Democratic lawmakers for weeks have been calling for the appointment of an independent prosecutor to head the investigation, particularly since Mr. Trump abruptly fired former FBI chief James Comey last week in the middle of the agency's probe into Russia's involvement in the United States elections and the Kremlin's links with the mogul's presidential campaign.


France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

France's Macron holds 1st Cabinet meeting; half are women

Outgoing French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault escorts Jean-Yves Le Drian, right, who was named as Foreign Minister and Minister for Europe, before the handover ceremony in Paris , Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Nicolas Hulot is a prominent environmental campaigner and documentary journalist whose television series promotes environmentalism while showing off attractive landscapes.